Synonyms of indiscretion in English:

indiscretion


See definition of indiscretion

noun

1‘they were obsessed with the need for secrecy and the dangers of indiscretion’

SYNONYMS

imprudence, injudiciousness, lack of caution, incaution, irresponsibility

carelessness, rashness, unwariness, haste, recklessness, precipitateness, impulsiveness, foolhardiness, foolishness, folly, poor judgement, short-sightedness

indelicacy, tactlessness, lack of diplomacy, insensitivity

ANTONYMS

discretion

2‘he admitted his past indiscretions to investigators’

SYNONYMS

blunder, lapse, gaffe, mistake, error, breach of etiquette, slip, miscalculation, impropriety

misdemeanour, transgression, peccadillo, offence, misdeed, crime, felony, sin

wrongdoing, misconduct, mischief, mischievousness, wickedness, misbehaviour, bad behaviour

faux pas

informal slip-up

archaic trespass